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Absolutely beautiful American highway! Truly puts life into perspective with the scenic views of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
whirleybird55
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California
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This really. Really. Awesome

Did you ever see what the ocean looks like over evergreen trees as you drive down the highway... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Happypup12
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful American highway! Truly puts life into perspective with the scenic views of the pacific and redwoods. Many pull off points to enjoy but bring a jacket for any hikes. It can be a cold Alaskan breeze through these parts.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

Did you ever see what the ocean looks like over evergreen trees as you drive down the highway? Don't do that when driving. Very dangerous. However if you get the chance to stop, stop. Don't rush the scenic portion of the drive. Rent a 4...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Happypup12
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Highway 101 Has changed a lot over the years each time I have drove the highway they've added more and more 4 lanes. So many places to see the great redwoods.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 897barbaran
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Most days are sunny and in the 60's on average. The views are forever and the crowds are essentially gone. Not to mention if you have to stay somewhere rooms are available and prices have gone done. Fall really is the best time to visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 585janar
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Beautiful drive yes there is traffic near the Bay Area but a wonderful drive. Very curvy in areas so use care and pull over for fast drivers. Try to stop,at the small towns lots of gyms.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Our son who finished his second masters degree took us on this trip and it is a trip we will always remember. We started in seattle and drove the redwood highway to california and it is a trip that i cannot explain , you just...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank martinblacksheep
Reviewed 2 November 2018

I recommend visiting a 'visitor's center' for the Redwood National Park to get an overview of the collection of land parcels that make up the Redwood National and State Parks so that you can appreciate what's left of the giant redwoods. Even along US Highway...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank SailorSuzan
Reviewed 1 November 2018

The travel on 101 / 1 was very good, beautiful views and interesting small towns along the way. Eureka was unique with interesting giant murals throughout the downtown. Most were very well done and of great interest. Town also has large marina and commercial fishing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 26 October 2018

An AMAZING Trip that’s a Must see & experience. This drive was without a doubt the highlight of our day! Stopped several times to take pictures and even take short little walks.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JEFF H
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We drove to Oregon and went through the redwood area. You can see them along the road and there are many stops to walk thru and really capture the immense size and grandeur. We saw the general sherman and other super large trees. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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OnAir715354
20 November 2018|
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Response from bonmom707 | Reviewed this property |
Hi On Air, You will fly into Arcata (ACV). Other possible airports are Crescent City, Redding, or Santa Rosa. Also Medford, Oregon has good connections. You may want to fly into one and out another. Don't need to be big... More
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Ashley R
4 July 2018|
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Response from BlueyeBob | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 sections. The "Avenue of Giants starts (going north) just north of Garberville and is clearly marked. It ends just south of Scotia and is about 31 miles. The second section of redwoods starts just north of... More
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Lori A
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Response from caimi | Reviewed this property |
I drive it during an on and off rainy day and it was magnificent!
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